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The Bedroom Window (1987)

Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Terry Lambert
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Denise
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Sylvia Wentworth
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Collin Wentworth
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Det. Quirke
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Henderson's Attorney
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Det. Jessup
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Carl Henderson
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State Attorney Peters
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Pool Player
Sara Carlson ...
Dancing Girl
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Man in Phone Booth
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Blowsy Neighbor
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Judge
Myvanwy Jenn ...
Maid
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Storyline

Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't want to expose their relationship and so is reluctant about talking to the police. Terry, wanting to help, gives the police the description of the attacker. He soon becomes the main suspect in the case. He then sets to find the real rapist/killer with some help from victim Denise. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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A violent crime. A secret affair. A single witness. And nothing is what it appears to be through... See more »


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16 January 1987 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,919,657 (USA) (18 January 1987)

Gross:

$12,640,385 (USA)
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The theater sequence was shot in Winston-Salem at the then-new Roger L. Stevens Center for the Performing Arts, now owned by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The dance company is the North Carolina Dance Theater, now Charlotte Ballet. The audience was required to stay in their seats for many, many hours during the filming. See more »

Quotes

Collin Wentworth: Bastard! Grab him! He stabbed my wife. Get him!
[a women screams in the background]
Collin Wentworth: He killed my wife.
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Remade as The Bedroom Window See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill & Patty S. Hill
Published by Summy-Birchard Music
Division of Birch Tree Group Ltd.
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Well Worth a Look
3 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Directed by future phenom Curtis (L.A. Confidential, Wonder Boys) Hanson, THE BEDROOM WINDOW is an elegant Hitchcock homage, and an example of good 1980s moviemaking. Its got a certain vibe, thanks to terrific cinematography by the great Gilbert Taylor, production design by Ron Foreman, and expert direction by Hanson. REAR WINDOW it ain't, but this jazzy film is still worth a look. Lighten up folks!


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